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Daily Safety Checks

Daily Safety Requirements for Field Employees

1. Remove any Jewlery before starting your work day. When you first arrive to the office, make sure you have all of your Personal Protective Equipment(PPE). If something is damaged, expired, or misplaced, please see Parts department for replacements.
2. Once your PPE is in order, Inspect your vehicle for any visible Safety Concerns. If everything is in working order, move on. If it is not, consult your supervisor and/or the Fleet manager.
3. Before leaving, inspect your tools to address any damage or defects. Ensure that you have the proper training on the tools and machinery you will be using.
4. When traveling to and from the job site, observe all traffic laws and drive defensively when operating company vehicles.
5. When you have arrived on site, conduct your JSA (Job Safety Assessment) to address any potential hazards. Once identified, develop a plan for how you will be dealing with any hazards present to avoid potential injuries. This is to be done DAILY.
6. Review the location of the closest first aid kits, fire extinguishers, and emergency exits. Review the Emergency procedure before starting work.
7. Electrical safety should be accounted for in your JSA. Avoid working near live electrical wires unless properly trained and use ground fault circuit interrupters for all electrical equipment. Remember to use the Lock out- Tag out system if you are working on electrical equipment.
8. Hazardous materials should be handled, stored, and disposed of appropriately. Use appropriate PPE when handling these materials.
9. Stay hydrated and take frequent breaks in hot weather. Review Heat Safety information with FDC Safety Team if needed.
10. In the Unlikely event that you find yourself working from heights above 6 feet, make sure you are using Fall protection equipment such as harnesses, lanyards, and guardrails. Secure all ladders and Scaffolding properly before use.
11. Attend your regularly scheduled Safety meetings and training sessions to stay updated and encourage continuous learning and adherence to best practices for injury prevention.

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